By George S. Schuyler,Danzy Senna
It’s New Year’s Day 1933 in ny urban, and Max Disher, a tender black guy, has simply figured out convinced Dr. Junius Crookman has found a mysterious technique that permits humans to bleach their pores and skin white—a new option to “solve the yank race problem.” Max leaps on the chance, and after a quick remain on the Crookman Sanitarium, he turns into Matthew Fisher, a white guy who’s in a position to reach every thing he’s ever sought after: cash, strength, reliable liquor, and the white lady who rejected him whilst he used to be black.
Lampooning myths of white supremacy and racial purity and caricaturing renowned African American leaders like W. E. B. Du Bois, Madam C. J. Walker, and Marcus Garvey, Black No More is a masterwork of speculative fiction and a hilarious satire of America’s obsession with race.
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